Your Health Is Our Concern

When you visit our office for a regular check-up, your medical conditions are of great importance to us. When we are aware of your physical health concerns, we can be more vigilant in identifying potential dental concerns.  Some medical conditions affect dental health, especially if they are related to hormonal changes.  Puberty, pregnancy, and menopause are all risk factors for... read more »

All Smiles

Did you know? Smiling Relieves Stress - Stress can really show up in our faces. Smiling helps to prevent you from looking tired, worn down, and overwhelmed. When you are stressed, take a deep breath and smile, now you will be able to handle the situation easier. Smiling Boosts Your Immune System - Smiling helps the immune system to work... read more »

Oral Cancer Screening

Today’s dental warning sign might just save your life if you pay attention to it. Sore spots in your mouth that won’t go away are more than just an inconvenience – they just might be the indicators of oral cancer. Sure, it’s common for people to bite their inner cheek due to stress or habit – or even while they... read more »

And That Means?

Bruxism Bruxism is the professional term for teeth grinding. Typically, people grind their teeth during the night and do not even realize they are grinding their teeth. How do you know if you grind your teeth?  Common symptoms are jaw pain and headaches. If you are stressed, or suffer from anxiety, you are more likely to grind your teeth. If... read more »

Can Stress Affect Your Dental Health?

Yes! When a person is stressed, they are likely to grind their teeth at night (this is called bruxism) which can wear down your teeth and cause problems. How do you know if you are doing this when you sleep? When you wake up in the morning or from a nap, do you have a headache, or does your jaw... read more »